miscode

verb
mis·​code | \ ˌmis-ˈkōd How to pronounce miscode (audio) \
miscoded; miscoding

Definition of miscode

transitive verb

: to code (something) incorrectly miscoded the message miscoded medical bills

intransitive verb

of a gene : to specify the wrong genetic code miscoded for the wrong protein

Other Words from miscode

miscode \ ˈmis-​ˌkōd How to pronounce miscode (audio) \ noun, plural miscodes
a genetic miscode miscodes on an expense report

First Known Use of miscode

1948, in the meaning defined at transitive sense

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“Miscode.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/miscode. Accessed 18 Sep. 2020.

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